Partridge Pea (Cassia fasciculata)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $4.00

A showy annual legume (member of the Bean Family) with beautiful feather like leaves and simple bright yellow flowers all summer and into fall. The fruit is a small flat pod 1-2 1/2 inches long turning from green to brown when mature. Seeds are eaten by quail and many other birds. Often found in disturbed areas. Grows well on poor ground. This annual grows well on disturbed ground in full sun. Great for attracting songbirds and other bird species to an area.


Native Environment: Prairie, Glade, Savanna/Woodland
Zone: 3 to 9
USDA Symbol: chfa2
Height: 24 to 40 inches
Spread: 18 to inches
Plant Type: Annuals
Color: Yellow
Fall Color: Medium Yellow
Bloom Time: June to September
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Average
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds
Nature Attracting: Birds, Butterflies, Native Bees
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil

Larval Host: Orange Sulphur, Sleepy Orange